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Table 1 Variables and time-points for assessment

From: The effect of a pre- and post-operative orthogeriatric service on cognitive function in patients with hip fracture. The protocol of the Oslo Orthogeriatrics Trial

Pre-fracture characteristics registered during index stay Index stay 4-months follow-up 12-months follow-up
IQCODE Demographics CERAD 10 words memory task CERAD 10 words memory task
CDR Type of fracture MMSE MMSE
Barthel Surgical and anaesthetic procedures Cock drawing test Cock drawing test
NEADL Medication CDR CDR
Cornell CCI Barthel Barthel
  APACHE score Cornell Cornell
  ECG Weight Weight
  Medication Hand-dynamometry Micronutrients in blood (as during index stay) Hand-dynamometry Micronutrients in blood (as during index stay)
  Hand-dynamometry Markers of bone turnover (as during index stay) Markers of bone turnover (as during index stay)
  Weight, height   
  CAM daily   
  ActivePAL (from September 2011)   
  Micronutrients in blood (Vit A, Thiamine, Pyridoxine, Folate, Vit B12, Vit C, 25-Hydroxy-Vit D, Vit E, Vit K1, Homocystein, Zink)   
  Markers of bone turnover (Osteocalcin, Undercarboxylated osteocalcin, Parathyroid hormone, Bone-specific alkaline phosphatase, Insulin-like growth factor 1, Carboxy-terminal collagen crosslinks (CTX), Aminoterminal propeptide of type I collagen (PINP))   
  1. Abbreviations: ALP = Alkaline Phosphatase. APACHE = Acute Physiology And Chronic Health Evaluation. ASA = American Society of Anaesthesiologists. CAM = Confusion Assessment Method. CCI = Charlson Co-morbidity Index. CDR = Clinical Dementia Rating. ECG = electrocardiogram. IGF = Insuline-like Growth Factor. IQCODE = Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly. MDAS = Memorial Delirium Assessment Scale. NEADL = Notingham Extended Activities of Daily Living Scale. SAPS = Simplified Acute Physiology Score. SPPB = Short Physical Performance Battery. Vit = Vitamin.